Why a Label is Better Than None

I just have to get some of this off my chest . . .   Not so long ago the thing that worried me most was having a label on my daughter. This scares a lot of people. Whether it’s SPD, ADD, ASD; maybe dyslexia or apraxia; maybe something completely different . . . it is difficult […]

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Learning About Days, Months, and Seasons

As we tried to explain the New Year’s thing to the 3 and 4 year olds last night we realized they have absolutely no clue whatsoever about months of the year . . . or days of the week . . . or that it won’t snow in summer (Thanks freaking Olaf!!). They kind of […]

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Veggie Tales Review & Giveaway!

I don’t know many people that don’t know and love Veggie Tales! They have consistently come up with smart, funny, moral stories for everyone to enjoy. I was just 3 years old myself when the first Veggie Tales movie was released in 1993. 21 years later I’m still watching some of my favorite cartoons with […]

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The Human Body App for Kids

You may or may not know this but Bitty Bug absolutely loves anatomy. It’s odd but true. Not long before her 4th birthday she asked (out of nowhere) for a “body book”. We are all about encouraging this little interest of hers. We went right out and got her a “body book” after we realized […]

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K5 Learning Review

Disclosure: I was given free use of this product so that I could write an honest review about it. Referral links are included in this post. About K5 Learning: I’m truly impressed so far. For those of you who wouldn’t be able to use ABC Mouse because your kiddo was over kindergarten level but you […]

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Kid Academy Learning App Review!

Awesome! Now I have something to write about. I was given the opportunity to review an app. I downloaded it on my ipad last night and now Bitty Bug (4) begs to play “the owl game”. She is constantly reading books and practicing her writing lately. Perfect timing. She’s always excited when I tell her […]

4 Fun Apps for Little Kids

I’ve written a few times before about apps for kids and a few of the apps my kids have enjoyed. People are always looking for the next best app not only for themselves but for their kids! These are the ones we’ve tried out recently: ABC Ninja – free If you know about fruit ninja […]

Turning Everyday Chores Into Big Learning Opportunities

     My kids (3 and almost 2) love to learn. If circumstances allow us I hope to be able to homeschool them. There’s a lot of emphasis on going to daycare/preschool/kindergarten for toddlers to pre-elementary kiddos these days. Whether you work at home or out, stay home part time or full time, use a sitter, […]